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New book: Children on the Move in Africa

9781847011381Elodie Razy and Marie Rodet, eds.
Table of Contents

Preface, by Benjamin N. Lawrance

Introduction – Child Migration in Africa: Key Issues and New Perspectives, by Marie Rodet and Elodie Razy

Continue reading New book: Children on the Move in Africa

Registration now open: Horrible Histories? Children’s Lives in Historical Context

General registration is now open for the inaugural conference of the Children’s History Society. Hosted at King’s College London from 16-18 June inclusive, the theme is ‘Horrible Histories? Children’s Lives in Historical Contexts’.With keynotes from David Pomfret and the schoolchildren of Bethnal Green and Pimlico Academies, the conference features over 100 speakers from across the globe. Continue reading Registration now open: Horrible Histories? Children’s Lives in Historical Context

Neos highlights – Discovering the Kid Researcher

Have you considered how prior relationships with your research participants influence their experience in the research process? Or how friendships between participants influence the research process? See how researcher Cynthia Maurer dealt with these issues in “Discovering the Kid Researcher,” pp. 8-9 of the February 2016 issue of Neos (http://acyig.americananthro.org/neos/current-issue/).

Last Opportunity for ACYIG Invited Session

There is still room for an ACYIG invited session at the AAA annual meeting in Minneapolis, MN. This session will have “invited status” and increased promotion and exposure by ACYIG. Continue reading Last Opportunity for ACYIG Invited Session

Contemporary Childhood Conference

The School of Education at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, is pleased to host its second Contemporary Childhood Conference on the 2nd and 3rd September 2016.  The theme of the conference is:

Young Citizens and Society: Fostering Civic Participation Continue reading Contemporary Childhood Conference

Conference – Juvenile Justice in Europe: Past, Present and Future?

Juvenile Justice in Europe: Past, Present and Future?
26-27 May 2016
Liverpool, UK

The conference/symposium is being organized and hosted by the International Criminological Research Unit (ICRU) at the University of Liverpool in association with the British Society of Criminology (Youth Criminology/Youth Justice Network – BSC YC/YJN) and the European Society of Criminology (Thematic Working Group on Juvenile Justice – ESC TWGJJ). Continue reading Conference – Juvenile Justice in Europe: Past, Present and Future?

ACYIG Submission Deadline for AAA Extended – Apply Now!

Dear ACYIG members,

The deadline for submitting proposals for the 115th AAA Annual Meeting is coming soon and the deadline for submitting an ACYIG session has been extended to April 8th!. The meeting will be held November 16-20, in Minneapolis, MN. Continue reading ACYIG Submission Deadline for AAA Extended – Apply Now!

Youth Circulations – New Blog

YouthCirculations.com is pleased to share “Rethinking Home: A Powerful Look at Return Migration via Film” a blog by Tatyana Kleyn about her new documentary film. Una Vida, Dos Países: Children and Youth (Back) in Mexico explores the experiences of US-born or raised students who have spent all or most of their lives in the US and returned with their family to Oaxaca, Mexico.